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Hotel Mumbai (2018)

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The true story of the Taj Hotel terrorist attack in Mumbai. Hotel staff risk their lives to keep everyone safe as people make unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and their families.

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Anthony Maras
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amandeep Singh ... Imran
Suhail Nayyar ... Abdullah
Manoj Mehra Manoj Mehra ... Houssam
Dinesh Kumar Dinesh Kumar ... Rashid
Amriptal Singh Amriptal Singh ... Ismail
Kapil Kumar Netra ... Ajmal
Dev Patel ... Arjun
Adithi Kalkunte Adithi Kalkunte ... Dimple
Alex Pinder ... Butler Jamon
Vipin Sharma ... Dilip
Nazanin Boniadi ... Zahra
Armie Hammer ... David
Tilda Cobham-Hervey ... Sally
Anupam Kher ... Oberoi
Jason Isaacs ... Vasili
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Storyline

A gripping true story of humanity and heroism, HOTEL MUMBAI vividly recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India. Among the dedicated hotel staff is the renowned chef Hemant Oberoi (Anupam Kher) and a waiter (Academy Award-Nominee Dev Patel, Slumdog Millionaire) who choose to risk their lives to protect their guests. As the world watches on, a desperate couple (Armie Hammer, Call Me By Your Name and Nazanin Boniadi, "Homeland") is forced to make unthinkable sacrifices to protect their newborn child. Written by Bleecker Street

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The gripping true story of the attack on the Taj Hotel See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing violence throughout, bloody images, and language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Arclight Films | Bleecker Street | See more »

Country:

India | Australia | USA

Release Date:

29 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hotel Mumbai See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$88,065, 24 March 2019, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$9,651,611, 6 June 2019
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film features the following spoken languages: English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Russian, Persian, Greek, Marathi, and Arabic. See more »

Goofs

When we see Imran getting ready near the beginning of the film, the rear flap on his turban changes between flapping loose and being tucked in. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Man on the Phone: [speaking in Punjabi] You feel strong. You feel calm. There is no fear in your heart. Look across at your brothers... and see me in their eyes. You are all like sons to me. I am with you. God is with you. Paradise awaits you. God is great.
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References Secrets of the Dead: Mumbai Massacre (2009) See more »

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No political drama, just the truth!
1 April 2019 | by neha-shivnaniSee all my reviews

Hotel Mumbai is one of the finest movies I have watched in recent times which shows the real sequence of events in the scene of crime (scenes in this case). Its brutal, very dark and heart-wrenching, but its the truth. It is what us Indians faced 10 years ago. The ordeal of the people stuck in the attack and the trauma entire nation faced.

The story tells about the courage and kindness people showed while facing this ghastly terrorist attack, however the story doesn't shy back from showing the loopholes in the security system and the darker shades of human nature.

I am not sure what can I say about the actors because I didn't see any. All I saw were ordinary people who played their parts, be it the culprits or the victims. Everyone seemed to be perfectly placed in their roles and essayed their part with absolute honesty and perseverance.

What I enjoyed the most about this movie was that there was no high end political drama driving the whole situation. The director talked about the real situation about how all hell broke loose, so the movie is deep in all aspects and doesn't shallow down at any part.

Honestly, I had a tough time watching it because every bullet shot in the movie made my heart go out to my innocent people who suffered this insanity. But in terms of cinema this is fabulous piece of art.


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